Hacker Justin Sherman says write-up on kernel exploit for iOS 14.6-14.7 coming soon

Even more potential good news for the jailbreak community appears to be surfacing this weekend after security researcher Justin Sherman announced that a proof of concept and a full write-up for a kernel-level exploit supporting iOS & iPadOS 14.6-14.7 could be imminent.

In a Tweet, Sherman explains that the kernel exploit is based on CVE-2021-30807 and that it has been a semester-long project of his for school. Now, it seems like the kernel exploit could potentially go on to do more than just boost Sherman’s grades.

Sherman’s Tweet has been embedded below for your viewing pleasure:

The jailbreak community has witnessed a lengthy standstill with respect to kernel-level exploit releases, especially since modern jailbreaks such as Taurine and unc0ver can only jailbreak up to and including iOS & iPadOS 14.3. But just recently, there appears to be a lot going on, and it certainly seems like more versions of iOS & iPadOS 14 will become jailbreakable very soon.

To give credit where credit is due, checkra1n can already jailbreak all version(s) of iOS & iPadOS 14, however only on devices as new as the iPhone X. Newer handsets don’t have a jailbreak yet for anything newer than iOS & iPadOS 14.3 until something changes.

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